Paul Allen's passions: Rock n' roll, sports and philanthropy
Paul Allen's passions: Rock n' roll, sports and philanthropy

Personal computers, conservation, pro football, rock n' roll and rocket ships: Paul G. Allen pursued a wide range of philanthropic interests and passions after making his early mark co-founding Microsoft with childhood friend Bill Gates.

Mega Millions prize of $654M is nation's 4th-largest
Mega Millions prize of $654M is nation's 4th-largest

The fourth-largest lottery prize in US history will be on the line as numbers are drawn for the Mega Millions game's $654 million jackpot.

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US wants drug prices in TV ads: 'Patients deserve to know'
US wants drug prices in TV ads: 'Patients deserve to know'

Drugmakers will start disclosing prices for U.S. prescription drugs that they advertise on TV.

20 hrs 28 mins ago
Salesforce vs. Twitter in San Francisco homeless tax fight
Salesforce vs. Twitter in San Francisco homeless tax fight

San Francisco voters have a measure on the Nov. 6 ballot that would tax hundreds of the city's wealthiest companies to help thousands of homeless and mentally ill.

October 14th, 11:26 PM
Girdles and socket wrenches: Sears was the Amazon of its day
Girdles and socket wrenches: Sears was the Amazon of its day

How the might have fallen: Sears, which was the Amazon of its day, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

18 hrs 18 mins ago
Police to file criminal complaint after fetus remains found
Police to file criminal complaint after fetus remains found

State and city police and other officials are investigating how the remains of 11 infants ended up in the ceiling of a former funeral home in Detroit.

20 hrs 18 mins ago
Salesforce vs. Twitter in San Francisco homeless tax fight
Salesforce vs. Twitter in San Francisco homeless tax fight

San Francisco voters have a measure on the Nov. 6 ballot that would tax hundreds of the city's wealthiest companies to help thousands of homeless and mentally ill.

October 14th, 11:26 PM
Girdles and socket wrenches: Sears was the Amazon of its day
Girdles and socket wrenches: Sears was the Amazon of its day

How the might have fallen: Sears, which was the Amazon of its day, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

18 hrs 18 mins ago
Police to file criminal complaint after fetus remains found
Police to file criminal complaint after fetus remains found

State and city police and other officials are investigating how the remains of 11 infants ended up in the ceiling of a former funeral home in Detroit.

20 hrs 18 mins ago
California utilities say wind-driven outages still possible
California utilities say wind-driven outages still possible

California utilities are restoring electricity after intentionally cutting it to tens of thousands of people because of extreme fire danger but high winds expected to sweep the area could see more outages.

6 hrs 58 mins ago
In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive
In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive

In Florida, determining how many people were killed in Hurricane Michael's rampage is proving somewhat elusive.

8 hrs 48 mins ago
1 year after MeToo, survivors reflect on their disclosures
1 year after MeToo, survivors reflect on their disclosures

One year after the #MeToo hashtag set Twitter ablaze, survivors who shared their stories in the past year reflect what the movement means to them.

15 hrs 18 mins ago
Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65
Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates and went on to become a billionaire philanthropist, has died.

12 hrs 18 mins ago
West Coast military installations eyed for US fuel exports
West Coast military installations eyed for US fuel exports

The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military bases or other federal properties as transit points for shipments of U.S. coal and natural gas to Asia.

23 hrs 58 mins ago
Episcopal Church confronts past role in sexual exploitation
Episcopal Church confronts past role in sexual exploitation

The Episcopal Church is acknowledging the potency of the #MeToo movement by officially lamenting its past role in sexual exploitation and pledging multiple steps to combat it.

October 15th, 4:45 AM
California utilities shut off power amid wildfire concerns
California utilities shut off power amid wildfire concerns

Concerned about downed power lines sparking wildfires, a major California utility for the first time cut power to tens of thousands of customers amid high winds _ and other power providers were considering similar action.

17 hrs 48 mins ago
Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist, dies
Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist, dies

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died at 65.

7 hrs 17 mins ago
Jurors: Don't throw out $289M weed killer cancer verdict
Jurors: Don't throw out $289M weed killer cancer verdict

Jurors who found that Roundup weed killer contributed to a school groundskeeper's cancer are urging a San Francisco judge not to throw out the bulk of their $289 million award in his favor.

13 hrs 48 mins ago
Families search for the missing in the hurricane's aftermath
Families search for the missing in the hurricane's aftermath

Upon touring the damage in several towns along Florida's Panhandle, Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long called the destruction left by Hurricane Michael some of the worst he's ever seen.

October 14th, 10:44 PM
Mega Millions prize up to $654M, 4th largest in US history
Mega Millions prize up to $654M, 4th largest in US history

After nearly three months without a winner, the Mega Millions lottery game has climbed to an estimated $654 million jackpot.

22 hrs 48 mins ago
Firms cite law in Missouri boat accident, seek mediation
Firms cite law in Missouri boat accident, seek mediation

Companies facing multiple lawsuits over a summer tourist boat accident in Missouri that killed 17 people are invoking an 1851 law that allows vessel owners to try to avoid or limit legal damages.

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Deputies search for Wisconsin girl whose parents are dead
Deputies search for Wisconsin girl whose parents are dead

Authorities say a missing 13-year-old girl could be in danger after two adults were found dead in a home in western Wisconsin.

21 hrs 24 mins ago
Grizzly attacks hunter in mountains north of Yellowstone
Grizzly attacks hunter in mountains north of Yellowstone

A grizzly bear attacked an elk hunter who surprised the sow and her cub north of Yellowstone National Park.

17 hrs 38 mins ago
Suspicious envelope causes ricin scare at Sen. Collins' home
Suspicious envelope causes ricin scare at Sen. Collins' home

Police say a hazardous materials team has been called to the Maine home of Republican Sen. Susan Collins to investigate a suspicious letter.

13 hrs 58 mins ago
Guards, inmates ally against state in radon-exposure cases
Guards, inmates ally against state in radon-exposure cases

Guards and inmates at a Connecticut prison are on the same side of a legal fight against the state over radon.

October 14th, 9:44 AM
AP-NORC Poll: Many caregivers neglecting their own health
AP-NORC Poll: Many caregivers neglecting their own health

AP-NORC Poll: Many caregivers skip their own checkups in health care balancing act.

October 15th, 7:15 AM
California man exonerated, 2 arrested in 1998 killing
California man exonerated, 2 arrested in 1998 killing

Authorities say a California man wrongly convicted of murdering his lover two decades ago has been exonerated and new arrests have been made in the case.

14 hrs 34 mins ago
Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65
Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died.

14 hrs 58 mins ago
In Florida, a slow wait for news on hurricane's death toll
In Florida, a slow wait for news on hurricane's death toll

In Florida, a grim task is unwinding slowly: determining how many people were killed in Hurricane Michael's rampage.

12 hrs 58 mins ago
Global warming to leave us crying in our costlier beer
Global warming to leave us crying in our costlier beer

A new study says global warming may leave people crying in their costlier beer.

22 hrs 9 mins ago
Study: DNA websites cast broad net for identifying people
Study: DNA websites cast broad net for identifying people

A new study estimates that about 60 percent of the U.S. population with European heritage can be identified from their DNA by searching consumer websites, even if they've never made their own genetic information available.

October 11th, 1:37 PM
Man said to be Jamaican lottery scam kingpin gets 6 years
Man said to be Jamaican lottery scam kingpin gets 6 years

A Jamaican man who authorities said masterminded a lottery scam that defrauded at least 95 mostly elderly Americans out of more than $5.8 million has been sentenced to six years in federal prison.

16 hrs 18 mins ago
As sea ice melts, some say walruses need better protection
As sea ice melts, some say walruses need better protection

A lawsuit making its way through federal court Alaska will decide whether Pacific walruses should be listed as a threatened species, giving them additional protections.

October 13th, 9:34 AM
The Latest: US wants drugmakers to put prices in TV ads
The Latest: US wants drugmakers to put prices in TV ads

Federal government wants drugmakers to disclose list price of prescription drugs in TV commercials.

15 hrs 28 mins ago
January trial set for man charged with killing golf champ
January trial set for man charged with killing golf champ

A judge has scheduled a January trial for a 22-year-old Iowa man charged with killing a top amateur golfer from Spain.

21 hrs 24 mins ago
Harvard: Race can only help, never harm, applicants' chances
Harvard: Race can only help, never harm, applicants' chances

A group suing Harvard University says the school uses a loosely defined "personal rating" to discriminate against Asian-Americans who apply to the school.

19 hrs 38 mins ago

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